Birthday Parties

Posted on by Elizabeth Shaw

Birthday Parties, whether you are hosting or attending, can seem stressful at first. You need to find the perfect theme, organise invites or get the perfect present. While no party is complete without Elizabeth Shaw chocolates, we have listed a few suggestions to help make your party experience spectacular.


Cake is arguably the most important part of a birthday celebration. You could even make one for the adults, and one for the children! Try our delicious Hedgehog Cake for the kids, and our friend at Feasting is Fun has made a Fluted Chocolate Lemon Marble Cake, which looks perfect for any occasion.

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Picking a great theme for your birthday can be tricky. Whether it is specific or broad, don't stress, pick something you love and everyone will have a great time.
See here for some great theme ideas


Once your theme has been decided on, it's time to decorate! Create a balloon arch to add depth, colour and fun to a plain wall, doorway or table.
Click here to see how

Goody Bags

Don't let your guests leave your party empty handed, craft one of these fantastic goody bags and your friends and family will leave with a sense of excitement.


Canapes are the perfect party food. These small one bite snacks are great to grab and move along without fussing with forks and knives. Try these tasty treats and keep your guests coming back for more!


Whether your party is for a child, teenager or adult, these party games are inclusive and fun. You can make your own with this great DIY or purchase games on Amazon.

Photo Booth

Photo booths are quickly becoming a party staple. Create your own fun and original backdrops that your friends and family will love to take photos in front of. Click here for some great ideas


Brown paper wrapping doesn't have to be boring. Use your creativity and add stripes, pompoms or string to add pops of colour and make your wrapping stand out. Here are 20 ideas to get you started


Make sure you stand out when inviting people to your party. Insert your invite into a balloon and watch as your friends delight as they pop it open to a spray of confetti. Click here to see how

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